Monthly Archives: February 2021

Wandering in Woodacre – 1 March 2021

Greeting March Below – Angelo Dorigo: “Impression of March IV” (photograph) Art for March – Brigette Theriault: “Entre-Nous” (photograph) This Date in Literary History: Born 1 March 1921 – Robert Lowell, an American poet, recipient of the National Book Award, … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 28 February 2021

Contemporary Irish Art – Val Byrne Below – “Ardgroom Village Beara Cork”; “Storm Over Muckish, Co. Donegal”; “Martello tower, Howth, County Dublin”; “Roundstone”; “Summer Cove, Kinsale.” This Date in Literary History: Died 28 February 1916 – Henry James, an American … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 27 February 2021

Contemporary American Art – Novi Kim: Part I of II. Below – “Pearl Water”; “Violetta”; “Memento”; “Summer Drive”; “Vantage Point”; “Meet Me at The East Pier.” This Date in Literary History: Born 27 February 1925 – Kenneth Koch, an American … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 26 February 2021: The Lantern Festival

Friends: The Lantern Festival takes place today. It marks the final day of traditional Chinese New Year celebrations, and some of the activities that take place on this day include lighting lanterns, admiring the first full moon of the lunar … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 25 February 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 25 February 1910 – Worthington Whittredge, an American artist of the Hudson River School. Below – “Crossing the River Platte”; “The Trout Pool”; “Landscape with Haywain”; “The Old Hunting Grounds”; “Evening Glow”; “Indian Encampment.” … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 24 February 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 24 February 1836 – Winslow Homer, an American painter, printmaker, and illustrator: Part I of II. Below – “Long Branch, New Jersey”; “Breezing Up (A Fair Wind)”: “Eastern Point Light”; “Girl in the Hammock”; … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre- 23 February 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 23 February 1883 – Guy C. Wiggins, an American impressionist painter. Below – “Fifth Avenue Storm”; “Park Avenue Winter”; “High Tide in the Cove”; “Snow on Brooklyn Bridge”; “Winter at the Library”; “Columbus Circle.” … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 22 February 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 22 February 1980 – Oskar Kokoschka, an Austrian painter. Below – “Portrait of Lotte Franzos”; “The Bride of the Wind”; “Girl at the Window”; “Delphinium”; “Two Children”; “Herbstblumen.” This Date in Literary History: Born … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 21 February 2021

Contemporary American Art – Randall Mattheis Below – “Forest Floor with Orange Pine Needles”; “Wet Sky Over Pacific Rainforest”; “Saplings Filled with Life”; “Palm Trees at the Edge of a Beach”; “Early Snow I.” This Date in Literary History: Born … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 20 February 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 20 February 1992 – A. J. Casson, a Canadian painter: Part I of II. Below – “White Pine”; “Thunderheads – Pugh Lake Algonquin Park”; “Island – Lake of Two Rivers”; “Autumn Near Bancroft”; “Lake … Continue reading

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